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Language Tree

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Language Tree's program, developed by two-way immersion educators, features self-paced lessons that students can access from any computer or tablet as well as automatic performance tracking and grading. Use Language Tree apps in the classroom and encourage parents to use the app with their kids at home. Language Tree's emphasis is on engaging the student and carefully explaining concepts every step of the way using a “virtual teacher”. Language Tree has leveraged our experience in video production to create a natural and (dare we say) fun learning environment. We’ve found that our combination of scenario-based videos, interactive games, audio/listening practices and quizzes serve to keep students of all ages excited about learning. Since the company’s inception in 2003, Language Tree has become the leader in language learning DVDs for kids. Language Tree products range spans the most in-demand languages in schools today: Spanish, Chinese, French, Italian, German, Japanese, American Sign and more.
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    Teachers, what is your opinion of Flipped classrooms? Students listen to a lecture online at home and then work through assignments with the teacher when they arrive the next day. The at-home assignments are still there, but they are meant to help students learn at their own pace while making the classroom experience more interactive. http://www.edudemic.com/guides/

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    Please reach out if you are interested in an in-depth Spanish Online trial for your classroom? For the right teacher/classroom we will provide a free trial to include 12 robust lessons.

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    If you think technology has moved into U.S. public schools you are correct, 85% in fact have multimedia computers

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    According to a recent study from Northwestern University, speaking more than one language constantly exercises the brain and makes it more prepared to take on other brain-challenging tasks. Recent figures estimate that only about 18 percent of Americans can fluently speak two or more languages, but if you’re in the overwhelming majority of those who don’t know a second tongue, don’t be discouraged. http://www.medicaldaily.com/bilingual-benefit...


    According to a recent study from Northwestern University, speaking more than one language constantly exercises the brain and makes it more prepared to take on other brain-challenging tasks. Recent figures estimate that only about 18 percent of Americans can fluently speak two or more languages, but if you’re in the overwhelming majority of those who don’t know a second tongue, don’t be discouraged. ...

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    Longitudinal studies by Harvard University confirm that learning additional languages increases critical thinking skills, creativity and flexibility of the mind in young children. Pupils who learn a foreign language outscore their non-foreign language learning peers in verbal and maths standardized tests, indicating that learning additional language is a cognitive activity not just a linguistic one.

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    5. Another language gives your child a second life - The ability to exchange and move seamlessly across cultures and countries is priceless. By giving your child proficiency in a second language, you will equip them with the ability to become immersed in a completely different culture and live in a different world from where they were raised and not feel like a "foreigner." They will be able to feel at home doing day-to-day tasks like going to the bank, registering for school and grocery shopping. Depending on the language your child learns, your child will be able to navigate effortlessly in dozens of countries besides America. This is powerful and liberating - and literally equates to giving them a second life.

    5. Another language gives your child a second life - The ability to exchange and move seamlessly across cultures and countries is priceless. By giving your child proficiency in a second language, you will equip them with the ability to become immersed in a completely different culture and live in a different world from where they were raised and not feel like a "foreigner." They will be able to feel at home doing day-to-day tasks like going to the bank, registering for school and grocery shopping. Depending on the language your child learns, your child will be able...

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    4. Improved future prospects - Learning a second language immediately improves your child's future academic and career prospects. If they start young, they will be ahead of the pack when applying for colleges and university's who have prerequisites of foreign language study, offer foreign language scholarships, and/or perceive knowledge of languages and culture part of being a more educated person. Also, there are many multinational corporations like Google, Pepsico and Louis Vuitton who greatly covet and depend on their multilingual interns and employees.

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    3. Compassion - I have not yet met a mother that has not desired her child to be compassionate. Learning a second language allows your child to see the world from another person's perspective and culture. In English we say "I miss you" and in French "Tu me manques" (English translation: You are missing to me). Both mean the same sentiment but what it teaches a child is that there is more than one way to get your point across and communicate your ideas. In a fast paced globalized world, this alone could be the key to your child's success.

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    2. Cognitive benefits - Many parents are fans of their children learning to play a musical instrument, or games like chess, because of their highly touted cognitive benefits. It has been proven that children who have studied languages at the elementary level score higher on tests in reading, language arts and math. These children have also shown to perform better on ACT and SAT exams later in their education.

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    Angela Jackson, founder of the nonprofit Global Language Project, summarizes 5 ways language learning will make a child smarter……
    1. World savvy -Becoming world savvy through language learning. Not only will they be fluent in English, but having proficiency in a second language offers a child a portal to the world. They will have a better understanding of geography and world events that will quickly put them at the head of the class. Check back tomorrow for #2.

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